May 29, 2020

NECC CEO and Founder, Vinnie Strully, was recently named one of the Worcester Business Journal’s Power 50 Class of 2020. This honor goes to the 50 most powerful individuals in Central Massachusetts who shape and influence the local economy. NECC’s growth under Strully’s leadership, both in New England and around the world, was significant to receiving this prestigious honor.

View the Worcester Business Journal’s full profile on Strully here.

About The New England Center for Children

The New England Center for Children® (NECC®) is an award-winning autism education center and research institute. Our community of teachers, researchers, and clinicians have transformed the lives of thousands of children with autism worldwide through education, research, and technology. The Center provides comprehensive services to maximize independence: home-based, day, and residential programs, partner classrooms in public school systems, consulting services, the ACE® ABA Software System (, teacher professional development, and research on educational best practices.

NECC is committed to staff professional development, partnering with local colleges to provide on-site graduate training and degrees at little to no cost to the NECC teacher. The result is a growing pool of exceptional teachers trained in best-in-class methodologies, whether they continue their careers at NECC or move on to public schools or private agencies. The New England Center for Children is based in Southborough, MA, and operates a center in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Learn more at